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About us

At Dentec Safety Specialists our mission is to provide the highest quality of safety solutions delivering enhanced value and comfort.  Our expertise from decades of experience in Industrial Safety and our innovative design technologies have solidified us as thought leaders in the field.

We are proud to be a Canadian family-run business with over 100 years of experience combined in the Safety Industry and Distribution.  Our passion is providing the right safety solution to fit each business and it’s unique needs.

The Dentec Team

Two operations Serving North America

Head Office -
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

  • Full PPE and First Aid Product offering serving the Canadian Market
Lenexa, Kansas Location

Lenexa, Kansas

  • Two facilities – one dedicated to Manufacturing and the other to packaging, warehousing and distribution for respiratory and face protection products. 


Did you know that the owners and founders of Dentec Safety Specialists are married?

 Claudio and Judy Dente are high school sweethearts and partners in every sense of the word. In 2004 they founded Dentec with one other employee. They define building a business from the ground up.
17 years later, Dentec has expanded with a head office in Newmarket, ON and a manufacturing facility in Lenexa, KS, 50+ employees and 150 sales reps North America wide covering Industrial Safety, Welding, Jan/ San, Food Service and Auto-Motive aftermarket.


Every one of our team members is devoted to delivering the highest quality of service and safety solutions.

Judy and Claudio Dente

Claudio & Judy Dente

Co-Founders President & Vice President

Drew Dente, VP of Operations

Drew Dente

VP of Operations

Andy Tersigni

Regional Vice President –Sales-
SW Ontario & Western Canada

Craig Lafferty

Regional Vice President – Sales - Eastern Canada

Vincent Nasoni, National Sales Manager

Vincent Nasoni

National Sales Manager- USA

Dale Gleason

Plant Manager- USA

Sue Cleghorn, Customer Service Manager

Sue Cleghorn

Customer Service Manager

Christina Lafferty

Marketing & Communications Manager

Heidi Browne, Marketing & IT

Heidi Browne

Marketing & IT

Richard Cust

Account Manager - Alberta/North Eastern BC

Michael Geiger, Account Manager

Michael Geiger

Account Manager - GTA & North Eastern Ontario

Blair Elliott, Account Manager

Blair Elliott

Account Manager - Quebec & Ottawa Region

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